CentOS 8 : curl (CESA-2021:3582)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 153539

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:3582 advisory.

- curl: Content not matching hash in Metalink is not being discarded (CVE-2021-22922)

- curl: Metalink download sends credentials (CVE-2021-22923)

- curl: Bad connection reuse due to flawed path name checks (CVE-2021-22924)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3582

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 153539

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-3582.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/22/2021

Updated: 6/7/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22924

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22922

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:curl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libcurl-minimal

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22922, CVE-2021-22923, CVE-2021-22924

RHSA: 2021:3582

IAVA: 2021-A-0352-S